A massive storm system has struck the East Coast of the United States, killing two people and severely damaging properties and businesses.
A massive storm system has struck the East Coast of the United States, Killing 2 people and destructing people’s homes and businesses.
An article posted by Farsnews stated that two people have been killed due to the massive storm system that hit the east coast of the United States on Monday. One man in Northwestern Alabama was killed due to being struck by lightning. While in Anderson County, South Carolina, Evan Kinley, 15, was visiting his grandparent when he was killed by an uprooted tree just as he was getting out of his car.
The massive storm system has brought heavy rains, thunder, and violent winds that went up to 70 mph throughout parts of New York to Mississippi. The massive storm system has destroyed homes in Tennessee and Knoxville, with their roofs torn to shreds and debris strewn on neighborhood lands.
The massive storm system caused major travel disruptions. The massive storm system delayed more than 8,000 flights within, into or out of the United States. 1,600 flights were cancelled according to the data from FlightAware.com. The massive storm system has affected the following airports: Hartsfield-Jackson, LaGuardia, Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey and Philadelphia International Airport.
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Areas at risk of the massive storm system will generally be in the South or West.
The massive storm system has left hundreds of thousands of Americans without power. The cities that were recorded to have no power due to the massive storm system that struck them are of the following: North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Georgia and Maryland, according to PowerOutage.us.
Due to the massive storm system, many of the residents, homes, and cities may not be out of the woods just yet, as new threats have developed. Because of the massive storm system, there is a slight risk of severe thunderstorms, on parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida, as well as parts of Colorado, Nebraska and Kansas, as stated by Storm Prediction Center.
Areas that are at risk of the massive storm system will generally be south or west from where the massive storm system has hit. While that is good news to some people, it would mean that the massive storm system would be at risk for at least 5 million more people.